History Center is open. The Archives requires an appointment. Call 507-934-2160.

×The museum’s exhibits are open limited hours. The Research Center requires appointments. To make an appointment contact the Research Coordinator at research@nchsmn.org or 507-934-2160.

Research Hours and Fees

The NCHS Research Center at the Treaty Site History Center is open Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Making an appointment is strongly encouraged!

To ask a question or make an appointment, contact the Research Coordinator at research@nchsmn.org or 507-934-2160.

General questions about conducting research at NCHS? View Research FAQ.


Admission to the Research Center

$5 general public
FREE for Nicollet County Historical Society members


Staff-Conducted Research

$20 per hour
Simple searches: free



$.25 per grayscale print copy
$1 per color print copy
$5 per digital article, obituary, or image



Permission to publish, exhibit, perform, broadcast, mount images on the web, or otherwise make NCHS’s materials available to others must be secured from the Research Coordinator. The applicant is responsible for obtaining this permission prior to publication for each individual and separate use.

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